Lahore (Web Desk) – The Pakistan Fashion Design Council in collaboration with Sunsilk presented the fourth and final day of the ninth PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week. Day-4 featured High-Street Fashion shows by the MBM, HSY Limited, Shirin Hassan and Sobia Nazir and a designer prêt-à-porter show by Deepak Perwani followed by voile shows featuring Alkaram, Khas, Warda Prints, House of Ittehad, Harmony by Hang Ten and Gul Ahmed.
Textile and retail brand, Alkaram Studio showcased their Spring Summer 2016 collection in the voile show segment at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2016. Inspired by the season of travel and resorts, the designs comprised of vintage florals paired with crochets and lace with bold peacock and preppy Ajrak prints. Zari, Macrame and Corneli lace work embellished with crystals and stones adorn the streamlined silhouettes for the collection. The menswear pieces featured contemporary color blocking, textured embroideries and denim finishes. Luxurious nets in vibrant reds and navy blues bring the retro boldness of sophisticated cruise wear while pastel hued chikankaris and jacquards mixed with sun kissed tans and golds highlight the ease of contemporary elegance.
Khas showcased their ‘Khas Premium Lawn 2016’ at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week. With modern trendy prints inspired by the intricacy and delicacy of nature and geometrical designs, the collection comprised of vibrant hues infused with pastel shades.
Warda Prints’ PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2016 collection was titled ‘The Story of Frida Kahlo’. An ode to the great artist and her work, the collection featured Victorian and gothic accents in their alluring designs that embody sophistication and glamour. With designs influenced by Frida Kahlo, a Mexican painter known for self-portraits, her influence was apparent in the use of bright colors, dramatic symbolism and primitive style. The color palette comprised of feminine pastels for day wear to deep sultry plums and burgundy for a rich look.
House of Ittehad
House of Ittehad’s PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week collection was titled ‘Pastel Fantasies’. Inspired by nature collection is based in floral prints, fabric qualities includes lace fabric, chiffons, Nets, lawn. This year it’s all about mixture of delicate embellishments and stone work. The trends highlighted for this season were pastels and floral prints. The collection featured sixteen pieces with diverse colors and cuts.
Harmony by Hang Ten
Harmony by Hang Ten showcased its ‘Ethnic Fusion’ collection this March at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2016. The collection is inspired by hand embroidered Indian Kantha, Truck Art & Floral Motifs and was based in diverse color palette moving from a very subtle tone like powder pink, whites, grays to vibrant & eye catching colors like hot pink, orange & turquoise. The showcase also featured select menswear pieces. The trends highlighted in this collection were capes and jackets along with flared pants.
Day 4’s finale featured Gul Ahmed with their Spring/Summer 2016 collection at the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week. Inspired by ‘you’, the customer Gul Ahmed, the collection payed homage to the local culture and heritage. This year the organic fabric has changed the fashion paradigm, including bamboo & soya silk in a variety of styles focusing on the seasonal trends. With a mix of prints and adornments, the collection comes in an exquisite combination of bright summery color palette with colorful floral prints and flowing cuts.